Ibrahim Omer

  • Africa & World

    Former refugee elected MP in New Zealand

    An Eritrean former refugee has become New Zealand’s first African MP following Labour Party’s biggest victory in 50 years. Ibrahim Omer is now a list MP having ranked 42 in the Labour Party list. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern’s party won enough seats to allow Mr Ibrahim to be in parliament. During campaigns Mr Ibrahim said he wanted to “fight for…

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